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Pick 1 - E. Santana or Cueto? (WHIR!)

Postby GiantFanatic » Fri May 06, 2011 1:23 pm

12 team standard H2H league. I have one slot I can play with, looking for feedback on which of these guys to pick-up. Note that I drafted both these guys, dropped them to waivers, and they're still there.

E. Santana - Looked like crap to open the season, last two starts have been solid, but will it last?
J. Cueto - Predicted to be a break-out this season, coming off the DL. I like his prospects, but an unknown before Sunday.

My roster is below. The move would be to drop Boggs for one of these guys (should have picked Santos when I picked him up weeks ago). I've also played with dropping Lowrie, who is starting to look like crap, but his eligibility seems to make him too valuable in a 12 team league.

C - R. Martin
1B - Pujols
2B - N. Walker
3B - A. Gordon
SS - Rollins
OF - Zobrist, Sizemore, Gardner, Hart
Util - McCann, Lowrie, Reynolds
DL - Utley

SP - Kershaw, Buchholz, Garza, Greinke, Morrow, Bumgarner
RP - Soria, Papelbon, Boggs, Bailey

Basically looking for some pitching depth. Leave a link and I'll reply in kind.

Thanks,
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Re: Pick 1 - E. Santana or Cueto? (WHIR!)

Postby jpbusta » Wed May 11, 2011 5:55 am

i'm not a fan of both but if I had to choose one, I would go with Cueto. His upside is more intersting to me. They both don't have great k/9 but Cueto walks less and probably will give u lower era/whip.

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Re: Pick 1 - E. Santana or Cueto? (WHIR!)

Postby jeffkoz12 » Wed May 11, 2011 4:05 pm

Stay away from E. Santana. He will tempt you with K's but he is utterly inconsistent -- and he doesn't pitch well at home. Cueto has more upside and should get more wins, especially if this is the breakout year we've all been waiting for.

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